Does Bishop Leo O'Reilly's homily in Knock on June 17th, 2018, mark an important shift in the Irish Catholic Church's thinking on the state?
The ACI Future Families conference report calls for recognition of the families who feel marginalised and unwanted by the Church.
Philip McParland sees a new kind of Christianity emerging, ushered in by Richard Rohr, Brian McLaren and others - a 'spiritual path' rather than a 'belief and belonging system'.
With Pope Francis soon to come to Ireland for the World Meeting of Families, his encyclical dedicated to the family - Amoris Laetitia - is especially relevant. Aidan Hart's article of 2016 gets to the heart of a papal document like no other.
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ACI to consult families that are currently marginalised in the Irish Church - on Saturday April 14th, 2018.
Angela Hanley argues that alienation from an over-centralised church system is provoking a quiet backlash at the base of the Irish Church.
Is the Internet now the world's biggest prison? If so, might Christian faith be the best key to release? Sean O'Conaill thinks that Charles Dickens helps out here.
FIVE WAYS IN WHICH POPE FRANCIS HAS FUNDAMENTALLY CHANGED HOW WE SEE THE CHURCH AND HOW YOU CAN OFFER YOUR SUPPORT
"To develop public theology in the 21st century is to take seriously faith and ethics as applied to public questions." Dr Johnston McMaster of the Irish School of Ecumenics.
Christendom is over - in Ireland too, thank God?
Future Families Report - June 2018
Amoris Laetitia (The Joy of Love): Reviewed by Aidan Hart
ACI WMOF EVENT - April 14th, 2018
Laity are revolutionising faith practice in the community
Internet: Global Prison?
Catholic Church Reform International (CCRI): UPDATE
Time for Public Theology - Johnston McMaster of the ISE
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Jamie Manson argues that the continuing impact of Pope Paul VI's 1968 encyclical on some of the world's poorest women should not be forgotten this year.
'A crisis of growing alienation between young people and the church' - but are Irish young people truly distancing themselves from Jesus too?
Cardinal Farrell stresses the need to 'educate consciences' to live the faith courageously in a Western cultural setting that is now hostile.
Meeting in Slovakia, this international church reform movement drew inspiration from the Slovakian Catholic underground church.
"The Church’s mission is not to compel the unwilling, but to invite the willing." Bishop Leo O'Reilly of Kilmore - at Knock, June 17th 2018
Armagh Justice and Peace Commission to host a conversation on the recent Referendum and upcoming WMOF - Sat July 7, Carrickdale Hotel Dundalk.
In the wake of the Irish referendum on May 25th the Irish Bishops have responded with a plan for a new 'Council for Life'.
We Are Church (Ireland) protest Catechism wording on the LGBTQI community - and petition Pope Francis to change it.
In the wake of the Irish abortion referendum Thomas Reese SJ argues for a change of strategy for the pro-life cause.